The number of Ukrainian military in Eastern Ukraine for 4 months increased from 22 to 55 thousand, said on Thursday in Mariupol, the head of the Petro Poroshenko.
"The strength of our armed group increased from 22 thousand to fifteen February to 55 thousand only branches of the armed forces of Ukraine ", - said Poroshenko.
in mid-February in Minsk signed a document, which envisages a ceasefire in the Donbass, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
in early summer Poroshenko said that about 50 thousand Ukrainian security forces are operating in Eastern Ukraine. In DND and LNR told that Kiev is using the ceasefire to build up forces in the Donbas.
3rd June the Ukrainian Military resumed shelling across the front line. Under the fire of security forces have been several cities, artillery blow was struck, and on the Petrovsky district of Donetsk. The General staff of Ukraine recognized that the Ukrainian Military used against the militia near Donetsk heavy equipment, which had previously been allotted to the rear according to the Minsk agreements. On the night of June eleven massive shelling Gorlovka.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand people.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read